Closing Practice

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Presentations Closing Practice - Now prepare and practice the closing of your presentation or talk. Choose one of the following options:

  1. If you have prepared an opening, now make a closing that matches your opening.
  2. If you have not prepared an opening, prepare a small talk about yourself that includes at least four of the following points: your name, your nationality, your major, academic subjects taken this semester, educational background in general, work experience, your hobbies and interests.

Exercise 3

Below are some of things you could do in the closing of your talk.

Put them in the order from most important to least important.

  • Conclude by restating the most important points you have made.
  • Indicate areas for future research.
  • Mention something you didn’t have time to include in your talk.
  • Ask for questions.
  • Make a recommendation.
  • Leave the audience with a question to ponder.
  • Show an interesting visual aid.
  • Link back to something you mentioned in the opening.
  • Sum up the main points.
  • Thank the audience for their attention.
  • Indicate that you are beginning the conclusion by saying "In conclusion" or "To sum up."

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